Karen Carter, global marketing director for Dow's packaging and specialty plastics business and a 20-year employee of Dow, was recently named to the Forty Women to Watch Over 40 List for 2014. Carter was selected from more than 500 nominations for her leadership contributions to business innovation, passion for excellence and commitment to community service, the company stated.
In its second year of publishing, the Forty Women to Watch Over 40 List has come to symbolize that age is not a barrier to success. The list features female leaders from around the world, whose work spans a variety of industries from the arts and sciences, to politics and entertainment, to social entrepreneurs and corporate change-makers. The 2014 winners were chosen by a diverse panel of judges based on the nominee's individuality and character beyond industry standings, to include: positive mentorship, helping other women along and up and balancing work/life issues.